I knew you once

"I knew you once. And it was nice. I knew your brain and your heart. All your insides. Oh I could tell. Just with a look. What you were thinking. That's all it took. You shared your secrets. And I shared mine. Silence was comfy. Without having to try. We swapped our smiles. Gifted advice. Yes, I knew you once. And it [...]

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Things to be grateful for

"Maybe we're not supposed to be happy. Maybe gratitude has nothing to do with joy. Maybe being grateful means recognising what you have for what it is. Appreciating small victories. Admiring the struggle it takes simply to be human. Maybe we're thankful for the familiar things we know. And maybe we're thankful for the things [...]

Pick me, choose me, love me.

''I lied. I’m not out of this relationship. I’m in. I’m so in, it’s humiliating because here I am begging. Ok here it is: Your choice, it’s simple: her or me. And I’m sure she’s really great… But Derek, I love you. In a really really big, pretend to like your taste in music, let [...]

When he’s in love with your best friend

“The idea of love has always been a novel concept to me. I never knew what it properly meant to love someone so much that you would want to spend the rest of your life with them, until I met you. Sometimes I remember the whirlwind of what our time together was like but I [...]

Everything happens for a reason

“I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” Hey [...]